For Sale: SSY - USS Benjamin Franklin SSBN-640, Hull Kit
Dimensions: 1/96 Scale, Length 53 1/8", Beam 4 1/8"
This is a semi-complete, untouched, Hull only kit with all the parts, conning tower and appendages, as produced by SSY. Includes pre-made ready to install indexing lips. To see pictures and a detailed description of this hull only kit, go to SSYs following web page address:
Advertised on SSYs web site for $389.00 plus shipping cost. I will sell mine for $325.00, which includes the shipping and insurance within the 48 states.
Optional Propeller Available:
. 7 blade Scimitar, Brass, 2.2" dia., 10-32 Threaded Bore with S.S. Set Screw. $50.00.
Optional Motor Available:
. Used Maxon motor with 6mm or 1/8" shaft. These motors will turn the prop 2800+ RPM, on direct drive, with only .1 Amp draw on 12 volts. Maxon motors are made out of stainless steel with no venting holes. They look like they have been turned out of a solid block of stainless steel. These motors are made in Switzerland and are of very high quality and precision. They retail new for around $200.+ dollars. Used motor price: $75.00.
Optional U-Joints available:
. Heavy duty U-joints, 6mm to 3/16" or 1/8" to 3/16". One of these are needed to connect the motor to a 3/16" propeller shaft. $15.00 each.
Please e-mail me, or call, with any questions you may have at:
firstname.lastname@example.org -or- (269) 323-3102 (Michigan)
Tom Kasinec, SCM #1009